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One entry found for background.
Entry Word: background
Function: noun
Text: 1 the physical conditions or features that form the setting against which something is viewed <they got married on a mountain top with the sunset as background>
Synonyms backdrop, ground
Related Words scene, scenery, set, stage; environment, milieu, setting, surroundings
Near Antonyms foreground; center, focal point, focus, heart
2 the place and time in which the action for a portion of a dramatic work (as a movie) is set <the background of that movie is the World War II era> -- see SCENE 1